HP Deskjet D5560 Printer support
Checking Ink Levels for HP Deskjet D5560 Printer Series
This document is for the HP Deskjet D5560 and D5568 Printers.
You can check ink levels to determine how soon you might need to replace a cartridge. The ink level indicators show an estimate of the amount of ink remaining in the cartridges.
NOTE:Ink level warnings and indicators provide estimates for planning purposes only. When an indicator shows low-ink levels, consider having a replacement cartridge available to avoid possible printing delays. You do not need to replace cartridges until print quality becomes unacceptable.
Check ink levels
Follow these steps to check the ink levels on your product, and then replace low or empty cartridges according to the results.
- Open HP Solution Center:
HP Solution Center opens in a new window.
- Windows XP: Click Start, click All Programs, click HP, and then click HP Solution Center.
- Windows Vista: Click the Windows icon (), click All Programs, click HP, and then click HP Solution Center.
- Click Settings ().
- In the Print Settings area, click Printer Toolbox. The printer Toolbox opens.
- Click the Estimated Ink Levels tab. The estimated ink levels display in a graphic on the computer.The colored bars represent the estimated ink levels in the corresponding cartridge. Full color bars represent high ink levels, while color bars that approach the bottom of the bar represent low ink.
To purchase cartridges or check cartridge compatibility for your printer, go to HP Home & Home Office Store (US only), and then click Ink Toner & Paper.
If you are located outside of the US, follow these steps to purchase cartridges using HP SureSupply.
- Go to HP SureSupply .
- Scroll to the bottom of the page and make sure that the country/region location is correct.
Genuine HP cartridges can also be purchased from other retailers.
Consult the following table to identify the correct cartridges for your area.
|Americas, Korea||Europe||Russia, Japan, Middle East, and Africa||Asia Pacific|
|Black cartridge (standard yield)||HP 60 Black||HP 300 Black||HP 121 Black||HP 818 Black|
|Black cartridge (high yield)||HP 60XL Black||HP 300XL Black||HP 121XL Black||HP 818XL Black|
|Black cartridge (B-line) (available only in select countries/regions)||HP 60b Black||HP 300b Black||HP 121b Black||HP 818b Black|
|Color cartridge (standard yield)||HP 60 Tri-color||HP 300 Tri-colour||HP 121 Tri-colour||HP 818 Tri-color|
|Color cartridge (high yield)||HP 60XL Tri-color||HP 300XL Tri-colour||HP 121XL Tri-colour||HP 818XL Tri-color|